Minimalist Guide to Accelerated Learning

Accelerated learning strategies for world travelers, wilderness explorers and inner seekers.
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  • Lectures 23
  • Length 3 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 6/2015 English

Course Description

Information overwhelm is one of the core problems accelerated learners face when they are deciding how to spend their time and stay productive. The key to fast learning is making sure you do the few important things well, and waste as little time as possible on everything else.

In this course, you'll learn how to pare down your learning system to the bare essentials so that you can consistently get into the flow and maximize your learning performance.

Studying productivity can be a double edged sword, because often the temptation is to start using new tools and techniques to improve your overall systems.

The problem is, if you keep adding more tools and more new techniques, you end up adding a lot of complexity to your learning system, and complexity adds friction.

That friction shows up as more decisions...because you have more options. And longer decision making cycles…because you have more options to consider at each step.

All of this saps your energy and with it your ability to focus. Focus on what you are doing, but also make sure you are focused on the right things, the most important things.

You'll learn how to improve each step in your learning process by cutting it down to the bare essentials. You'll learn how to go on a learning retreat. You'll learn how to break your old outdated learning habits and replace them with a handful of effective minimalist learning practices that will improve your learning experience.

Decide today to cut down on the time you waste and get serious about your learning systems.


What are the requirements?

  • A willingness to use “old fashioned” or “bare bones” technologies
  • An interest in focusing on the internal process of building knowledge over the use of shiny new toys or technology
  • Optional: File cabinets with hanging folders
  • Optional: Clipboard

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Tackle learning challenges with a minimum of tools
  • Avoid stress and overwhelm associated with information overload
  • Learn to boil things down so you can save time and energy

Who is the target audience?

  • Entrepreneurs who want to build skills faster
  • Professionals who want simple systems to maximize their learning
  • Students who struggle with information overwhelm

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction
My Story
Course Project
How to Use This Course
Free Bonus
Executive Summary
Section 2: Tools for Minimalist Learning
Go Off The Grid with These Learning Tools
Strip Down Your Computer Learning Systems to the Bare Minimum
How to Throw Away Your Desktop Computer Forever and Live Free
Special Minimalist Learning Tips for The World Traveler
Tools for Eliminating Distractions and Building Focus
Section 3: Strategies for Minimalist Learning
The Zen of Deep Research
The Art of Slow Reading and Clear Thinking
Meditations from a Minimalist Notebook
A Memory with Everything in it's Place
To Teach is to Remember Forever
Section 4: Environments for Minimalist Learning
How to Design a Minimalist Learning Retreat
Chop Wood, Carry Water - Combine Learning with Hard Physical Labor
How to Recognize and Align with Your Internal Emotional Environment
Creating a Minimalist Study in the 21st Century

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Instructor Biography

Timothy Kenny, Author of "Accelerated Learning for Entrepreneurs"

Timothy Kenny is the author of “Accelerated Learning for Entrepreneurs.” He teaches classes and speaks to groups about how to accelerate their learning so that they can build successful businesses faster and with more confidence in their success.

Timothy has taught at the Harvard Innovation lab, The Tufts University Entrepreneurs Society, General Assembly in Boston, and has been a featured teacher on Skillshare, among others. He has consulted with startup teams on how to accelerate their learning, creativity, and growth.

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